The Brown-Driver-Briggs-Gesenius Hebrew and English Lexicon

By Francis Brown, S. R. Driver, Charles A. Briggs, William Gesenius

A well retypeset variation of the B-D-B. comprises Strong's concordance numbers. Will dynamically hyperlink to the Tanakh ('Jewish Bible'/'Old Testament') from this writer, that are discovered the following:

Publisher's description

This is the main exact and whole digital variation of The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (BDB) in life. it's the in simple terms digital variation that includes not just all of the components of the broadcast unique 1906 version, together with all situations of the cognate Semitic languages, but in addition its pagination. accordingly it may be simply used with different indexes and reference works that have been released to date.

Varda Books' version is additionally the simplest to take advantage of, and the main easy variation of BDB in any layout, be it print or digital. the published booklet metaphor has been retained in full--down to each web page, paragraph, and glyph. On most sensible of it, considering there's no advanced software program to benefit, you know how you can use the digital edition.

Although there are extra up to date dictionaries (especially in regards to using Ugaritic and Akkadian), none is as thorough as BDB in its cautious analyzing of the Bible. ". . . virtually a concordance," notes Prof. Jeffery Tigay, “[BDB] is especially acute in its therapy of semantic nuances and should provide you with a warning to nuances you by no means suspected."

Since it first seemed within the early a part of the 20 th century, BDB has been thought of the best and such a lot finished Hebrew lexicon on hand to the English-speaking scholar. BDB offers not just dictionary definitions for every note, yet relates each one note to its utilization within the Hebrew Bible and categorizes its nuanced meanings.

Exhaustive insurance of Hebrew phrases, its unprecedented utilization of cognate languages and the wealth of heritage resources consulted and quoted, has made BDB the main advised source for all scholars of the Bible.

But it's not just Bible scholars who can gain by means of consulting it: a person heavily engaged within the examine of Hebrew can gain besides. in contrast to such a lot different dictionaries, BDB lists phrases by means of their roots instead of in alphabetical order and in each one case provides the complete variety of biblical usages. because of this, when you are attempting to hint a word's etymology in post-biblical or sleek Hebrew utilization, you'd do good to refer to BDB as well.

With beneficiant permission of Hendrickson Publishers, Varda Books has additional Strong's Concordance numbers to let even people with minimum wisdom of Hebrew that allows you to use this Lexicon conveniently. using Strong's numbers makes this variation specially straight forward and permits the reader to simply lookup the that means of just about any observe within the Hebrew Bible it doesn't matter what point of language abilities you have.

Adding to its usefulness, this digital version of BDB has been programmed to paintings both as a stand-alone publication or interactively with Varda Books' digital variation of The JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh (Scholar PDF), that are bought individually. Now, via easily clicking on anyone of 186,734 biblical reference in BDB, you'll entry the BHS-based authoritative variation of the Hebrew textual content of Tanakh with renown JPS English translation correct subsequent to it.


Our version of BDB keeps all the published original's helpful positive aspects whereas including the performance that incorporates using desktops. Varda Books has:

  • Retained published booklet metaphor. . .
  • so you usually recognize the place you're within the book

  • Preserved unique pagination . . .
  • to allow you to proceed utilizing different already released first-class biblical learn instruments, which seek advice from BDB via its web page number

  • no longer passed over any of the unique textual content . . .
  • so you recognize that you simply use the main authoritative version attainable, but the textual content has been additionally absolutely corrected and up to date with all alterations famous within the addenda et. corrigenda within the print edition

  • further Strong's numbering method . . .
  • to let you extend tremendously your figuring out of the biblical textual content past what's quite often accepted by means of a translation, whether your wisdom of Hebrew is minimum,

  • Appended the Index of all Hebrew phrases in BDB. . .
  • to allow you to locate quick anywhere in Lexicon

  • Hyperlinked BDB with JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh (Scholar PDF) . . .
  • so in the event you bought it, you could click any biblical references in BDB and immediately see the Hebrew textual content of the biblical resource, put subsequent to popular JPS English translation

    Source: Publisher's on-line portal.

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